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Jennifer M. Gomez represents manufacturers in mass torts and products liability litigation, with an emphasis on medical devices. She also represents clients in a wide range of complex civil litigation matters, including class action defense, in both federal and state court. Her experience includes all aspects of litigation, including development of case strategy, drafting discovery, dispositive, and various pretrial motions, and taking and defending depositions. Additionally, Jennifer manages products liability settlement inventories involving thousands of plaintiffs nationwide, working to meet business objectives in an expedient and cost-effective manner.

Jennifer also advises corporations on compliance and regulatory matters, including governmental investigations. In addition to her litigation practice, Jennifer has served as the New York State Assistant Secretary for Human Services under Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and as Legislative Counsel at the New York City Council. Jennifer started her career at a major New York law firm before her role with the New York City Council.

Jennifer maintains an active pro bono docket, representing asylum seekers and assault victims. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Capital Region Youth Tennis Foundation.


  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Products liability
  • New York appellate litigation
  • Governmental and administrative law
  • Health care law
  • Insurance law



  • Kabir v. Heritage Builders Group, LLC et al. (N.Y. Sup. Ct.): Represent Heritage Builders Group in connection with breach of contract claims.
  • In re Davol/C.R. Bard Hernia Mesh Multi-Case Mgmt., No. PC-2018-9999 (R.I. Super. Ct.): Represent Davol, Inc. and C. R. Bard, Inc. in connection with various claims relating to its hernia mesh products.
  • Dean et al. v. Eastline Holdings, LLC et al. (N.Y. Sup. Ct.): Represent Eastline Holdings in connection with breach of contract claims.
  • In Re: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation: Represent Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. and C. R. Bard, Inc. in various cases remanded from the MDL relating to its inferior vena cava filters.
  • Assistant Secretary for Human Services, Office of New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, 2013-2015
  • Special Advisor & Empire State Fellow, New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, 2012-2013
  • Legislative Counsel, New York City Council, 2011-2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, City & State New York, "Albany 40 Under 40," 2022
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Product Liability Practice Group of the Year," 2021, 2022
  • Board of Directors, Capital Region Youth Tennis Foundation, 2021-Present


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
    • Editor-in-Chief, California Law Review
  • B.A., cum laude, Mount Holyoke College
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Spanish, Native
  • Portuguese, Proficient
  • French, Conversational
  • Italian, Conversational